Houw Hoek Hotel, a perfect countryside retreat just an hour out of Cape Town, South Africa, located with easy access to the N2 between Grabouw and Botrivier; ideal for a weekend away, a family holiday, a romantic venue, or a meeting and conference venue, all away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life whilst being surrounded by rolling lawns and beautiful mountains and meandering streams, you will be taken back to a time of days-gone-by where time revolves around you.
Have a G&T on the terrace, then enjoy a drink in the cosy bar, the oldest in South Africa, logs fires lit, with a restaurant serving daily breakfasts, à la carte lunches and dinners. Relax in the lounge or retreat to your well-appointed rooms, many with their own fire-place or underfloor heating with some having an air-conditioner, watch a film on the satellite DsTV. Each of the 77 rooms has a seating area and an en suite bathroom, free wifi, tea-and-coffee-making facilities; ideal for starting the day with a coffee in bed or sit on your balcony whilst watching the sunrise over the mountains. Take a swim in one of the hotels two outdoor pools.
The hotel welcomes families and provides a games room ideal for teenagers and a jungle gym for the younger ones, with put-put for all who are young at heart. There are several hiking and mountain bike trails available in the area, with horse riding, fishing, archery, segway, river cruises, canoeing, all available in the local vicinity. A morning trip to Hermanus is just 40km away and offers whale watching experiences. Arabella is just a quarter-of-an-hour journey and offers a fantastic course for the keen golf enthusiast. Please speak to us when booking should you wish to pre-books these activities.